Mālama Pūpūkea-Waimea MLCD
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Our Mission

Working to replenish and sustain the natural and cultural resources of the Pupukea and Waimea Ahupua'a for present and future generations through active community stewardship, education, and partnerships.


Join us 8am-4pm to help us mālama Sharks cove. Volunteers kōkua with community outreach, our native plant garden, beach cleanups, and more.

Set up and break down
Community outreach & education
Biological monitoring (in-water fish and invertebrate counts)
Human use monitoring
Native plant project (planting and weeding/maintenance)
Limu project monitoring
Beach cleanups

Volunteer with us! Spend a fun day (or just a few hours) at the beach helping to make a difference!

Find out what volunteers do

E ala e... E alu pū!

Our organization participated in the annual E Alu Pū conference this weekend in Ho'okena, Hawai'i. E Alu Pū is a network linking more than 25 communities from around Hawai`i to increase their effectiveness in managing local biocultural heritage. It was an amazing weekend full of culture, science, and learning. Check out kuahawaii.org for more info!

Watch the video

Critter of the Week

Honey Girl gives birth! First monk seal born on Oahu’s North Shore.

See the video

Mahalo nui loa DLNR DOCARE

Mahalo nui loa to DLNR DOCARE Officers Lagunte, Helm, and Harrington for taking the time to come out and help teach the students of Ka Papa Kai about protecting our fragile resources through education & enforcement. It's never too early to start exposing children to possible career choices that benefit the ocean!

Smoking Ban

Smoking is now banned in all Hawai`i State Parks, as a new law – Act 123, SLH 2015 – went into effect as of July 1, 2015. The ban includes smoking, including electronic cigarettes, and all tobacco products in all state parks in Hawaii. It applies to all areas of the parks, including beaches, picnic and camping areas, trails and roadways.

For more info visit DLNR website

Upcoming Events

Get Involved!
We invite you to come hang out with us at our Community Outreach Tent each Saturday at Sharks Cove from 10:00am - 2:00pm.

click here to see Calendar

Read about ways you can participate

Weekend Newsletter

NEW! See what we did Jun 2 at Sharks' Cove click here..

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Join Us at Oceanfest!